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overnight in dallas, texas, planes were praying insecticide, trying to stop the spread of west nile. so far, 17 people confirmed dead. , 17 alone in the lone star state. this ised third time the city of dallas has tried to stop by the virus by using sprays. at first, adhnt plan to do it at all because they didn't see a benefit in it. but after the number of cases increased, the mayor decided to go ahead with those sprayings. it's hard to believe that we're talking about this.
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so far, 23 kids there v died of hypertherm ya in cars. in some cases, chthe -- children were left behind while the parents ran quicker rand, other times they forgot they were in the car. two girls were killed after a head-on accident. a funeral service is happening tomorrow for hannah at st. margaret's church in bel air. time to talk about the weather. every time the weekend gets here, you have plans, but you have to go out with the family. >> a lot of people are wondering what will happen game time tonight. >> and you know what? we could see some wet weather, maybe a few storms out there. keep our eyes peeled for that. i'll be at that game this
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evening. as we check out the satellite radar, we see storms across the tennessee valley, and we could get our own storms in here. this is courtesy of a cold front that that will begin to slide in. on on the backside of it, we will cool down for the week. no type of rain, and temperatures coming in in the upper 60 this is baltimore, more of the same as we head into d.c. it's 63 right now in new york. megan? you're l story. this woman is not giving up. diana anayed will try to swim the 200 miles from cuba to the floridke. the swimmer's first try a was back in978. she tried to do it twice last year, but asthma and pain stopped her from that last attempt. a month later, multiple jelly fish stings stopped her again.
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if she does succeed the third time, she'll be the first person to swim between orida and cuba without a shark cage. and when we come back, it looked like it appeared he wanted to ask her out, but he was a little shy. >> and we'll share what this guy did that landed him behind bars. >> and she is back, it's whitney's last hurrah. the remake she was set to star in opening in agents today. >> and the thing that you don't expect customs agents to target, shoes. >> a tractor traileexplosion has shut down 95 north at 395. i'll let u know hoto get around coming up on good morning maryland. and here's a look at new york's times square, where it's about 72-degrees. we'll let you know how the weather's shaping up in
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baltimore, coming up next.
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news around the nation right now. at least one person is recovering after a horse-drawn carriage and a car slide clydeed. you can see video of the horse lying on the ground and someone being put on a stretcher and into an plans. both the person and the horse are expected to be okay. investigators are looking into the cause of the accident. police are investigating a dark case in new hampshire. a woman had quite a square when she saw a man look at her from underneath her bathroom floor. the woman screamed and called police, and thern mom came running. >> i came over, and when i did, i yelled, get the bleep out. >> this is a family show. the man had been camping under the trailer for two day. they believe he would have
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stayed there longer if he had never been found. you think gas is expensive in your neighborhood, chec this sign in green bay, wisconsin. the sign on the shell gas station, $9.89. we're guessing there were a loft empty shells for a while while it was being changed. >> $the 9-89, that's crazy. >> that had to be a mistake. >> you would not spent almost $10 on gas. we have that crash on 95 we will get to in a few moment. weather wise, people want to know about the game tonight. >> we do have a chance of shower and storms. >> but you're going to be there, so you have a vested interest here. >> i will have the hat on and i'm going like this.
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the week guys will see some showers too. let's talk about what's going on right now, we can see satellite and radar not picking up anything in terms of the wet weather. we have a few clouds trying to stream in across the area. most of the weather is across the south as of now. this is the setup as we head through today antibiotic weekend. we have the front that will slice through the area, very humid ahead of that. we have the cool air on the backside of that. with that front coming through, we'll have the threat of more showers and thunderstorms. maybe just in time for that came. we'll see how that holds up, maybe spotty in nature, so not everybody will be nkvc9├▒getting we do d have possible storms to talk about. the winds were attentioned at about 50 miles per hour, but that has gone down a bit. it continues to move off to the east at 16 miles per hour, moving away from the u.s. the
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futuretrend goes into motion, ki show you the timeframe we're talking about for the showers and storms to move through the evening. as you go through this evening around 5:00 to 6:00, we have the chance for more shower. now we jump to the week, lots of plan fairs and festivals going on. there won't be any downpour, maybe some spotty showers, and that will continue as go through sunday. for today, temperature coming in at 90 degrees, the pm storm will be hot and human. that continues as we go through the evening by tomorrow. this is what we look like as we head through the weekend, 81, 81, and your 7-day forecast comes into view. we will be where we should be now for this time of the year. let's check the traffic with lauren. good morning, lauren, lots to talk about on the roads. >> reporter: if you are using 95 this morning, expect heavy delays. a track to trailer explosion
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has shut down lanes at 95. stying with 895 as your alternate route. the d.o.t. hopes to reopen the road in time for the morning rush. no problems getting into the city on the jsx. as we check in and take a live look at the beltway, no problems getting toward 95. easter what it looks like on overly. charlie and megan, over to you. five things to know before you head out the door this morning. maryland's 'em e-employment number for july will be released this morning. the unplacement rate is down. facebook stock hit a new low
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today. some early invest ers took the opportunity to get out and sell those shares. the stock e fell by about 6%, setting another all-time low. a breakdown won't be available until next week. we'll keep you posted on the numbers. dr. dallas dance, the superintendent of baltimore county public schools will address hundreds of principles and administrators. his meeting is scheduled to start before 8:30. a youth organization is holding a free concert this evenings at the silver springs civic center. the students of america will hold the concert. the concert runs from 4:00 until 9 p.m. the movie starring former popeye -- pop icon withny houston -- withny -- whitney
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houston opens today. we continue to follow up on a huge truck explosion. one person is dead. this happened on 95, and it is causing some delays it this morning. let's go right to chairly. he has the latest. >> reporter: we have you covered online and on air. not a lot of information now. here is what we know. an accident happened around # 1:00 last night in the northbound lane of 95, which is still closed. here what it looked like minutes after this crash, dozens of police car and fire trucks circling that truck carrying lumber. we're told the truck crashed into a wall and exploded. the driver of that truck did not survive. 95 northbound has been shutdown while the southbound lanes remain open, but things are at a crawl. not yet clear what killed the
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driver, something in the cab, the crash itself, or maybe the fire. the nail has not yet been released. some of you may have kids going off to college for the first time this year and they'll be busy from checking out the dorm room to buying textbooks. we'll check out apps that can help your students stay organized. also head ahead, generic brands versus brand fame, which are worth paying more for, and which are worth it? we'll take a look ahead.
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thanks for staying with us on this friday morning. your kid is all grown up and heading to college as a freshman. you can help organize your teen's trip with the help of a college app guaranteed to make it easier for you. the app called in class can
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help you keep track of your child's day. the book bites app for apple tames to take a bite out of those textbook costs. they can scan the books to find out exactly how much they are worth. and here here's a story creating a big buzz. in 35 states, the cost of infant daycare more expensive than in-state tuition and fees for 4 years of college. the cost increased 2%, and the colorado of providing care for a 4-year-old increased by 4%. for some families, that means daycare is more expensive than their rent. many gals out there would love of a pair of louis vuittons, but with the price,
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they will pass. but check this out. at first glance, this may appear to be the same luxury view shy, but they are actually fake. more than 20,000 of these imposter pumps have been intercepted by can you toms agents since shipments came from china and had a potential retail value of $18 million. those knockoff will be destroyed. >> the bottom of the shoe's red. sorry. >> our producer told us there's shortage of red pain. >> hardware stores are saying they have a shortage of red paint. there's a decrease in the sales of that red paint for exactly what you said. to the weather now. >> we are dry this morning.
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there is nothing on the radar. looking good been but don't let this fool you, because if you can't get actback home later, take the rain gear withyou. unfortunately, i have the football forecast as we do ve our fabulous ravens taking on the lie lyons, and we have a chance for thunderstorms in the forecast. the winds will be in the forth at 5 to 10 miles per hour. 2 shine. let's get a check of the abc2 time saver traffic. >> we are still dealing with major delays on 95. there was a tractor trailer explosion last night that continues to shut down the north lains. stick with 895 instead if you're in the area. we'll bring you a live report in a few minutes. as we check in and take a live look at 83, to problems to report at swan road. and it will remain clearen at
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jfx, just 11 minutes to travel the southbound lane from 695 to east fey street, and if you are heading out to the west side of the beltway, no concerns there. just some concerns. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. over to you. check your pants when you have a chance -- check your pantry when you have a chance. that's because about 2,000 pounds of soup were sold that are contaminated. there's quite a few of them. >> most of us don't read the ingredient lest list on the side of your favorite makeup, but johnson and johnson has just announced some of their products contain small amounts of dangerous chemicals that will be phased out. nay have the potential of
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